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What are you paying for Sky TV these days ?

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    Moving into our place in a while & looking for the best option as well. Missus & the young ones use Netflix but rarely go near 'regular' telly - with the IPTV they recommend on the website that you have a LAN connection to stream properly, can I assume that 99% of people on here are streaming from their smart TV on wifi?
     
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    Is that Ethernet?
    A lot of devices have that option, personally I connect through wifi and it's fine.
     
  3. Garrett

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    Hi,

    Just for info. Sky offered €30pm for 12 months for basic package and HD (incl F1).
     
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    I have a cable directly into the router. In my experience better than over WIFI as if you have all the phones and tablets on WiFi as well, it can have a small impact
     
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    Cheers for the info lads. Aye that would be the ethernet cable port for sure Superfan - was just curious if in the real world the wifi connection will do the job if the router is elsewhere. But to save myself raging at the missus to get the fook off instagram during a Merseyside Derby, might see if we can move the router to the sitting room & hardwire it to the telly.
     
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    Wi-Fi will be fine as long as decent strength connection.
    Most routers these days have two different Wi-Fi band connection signals to avoid congestion.
     
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    A wifi powerline adapter is all you need.

    https://www.techradar.com/news/the-best-powerline-adaptors


    Saves you having to move the router.
     
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    Don't know if anyone will be able to help with this. I have an Eir subscription and I avail of the BT sports package with Eir (free BT sports). I have two sky Q boxes and it is only on one of them which is used the least (the main sky Q box) I want to have it on both sky Q boxes or at least just the secondary one which i use the most. I rang sky and they said its nothing to do with them. Im waiting on a response from Eir but I suspect they will be useless or take about two weeks to get back.
     
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    You want eir on both boxes is it??? You can do that. Just log into myeir and you can put in the viewing card number of your second box there and it should add it on right away.
     
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    Dont have sky Q box just the regular multiroom box and I needed to go online on Eir and put both viewing card numbers in to Activate it on both boxes.
    https://subscribe.eirsport.ie/eircustomer
     
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    Ah right sound ill give that a go now. I thought that was just for devices i.e phone ipad etc
     
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    Turns out our sky q boxes have the same viewing card number and i had to ring Eir for them to transfer the signal to the secondary box. 20 minute (35c per min) phone call later and its sorted.
     
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    Many thanks to King Kenny for sorting me out with the trial & setup for Smart IPTV - looks like a great service and looking forward to making the most of it over the next while!
     
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    Im currently on contract with sky until feb.I got that iptv on me tv yesterday,the business by the way,can i just cancel my account or whats the story with that.
     
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    BT Sports quoting €260 for the year which is extortionate so we’ve had to cancel it. Gutted now though because they’ve got most of the Champions League games as well as midweek Premier League and the usual weekend slots.

    Anyone any suggestions for getting in a replacement for BT cheaper? Open to the less legal options of course but the only killer is our broadband is with Sky and it’s shite wirelessly.
     
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    My parents have Sky with all the packages so I give them €6 a month to have 4 devices that can use their Sky Go.

    Works a treat hooked up to the XBOX, Laptop etc...

    I find Reddit great for any Liverpool games although I do like the after match analysis on BT
     
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    You probably know someone with Eir broadband not using their Eir sport app. Same deal ad the sky go app
     
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    The first thing you need to do, is get your broadband sorted out (if you've got the option of Virgin, it's the best out there ....)

    Second thing, go have a peep at the threads about Firesticks etc :)
     
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    I have IPTV.
    Got 2 years for under €90.
    5723 channels.
    Can watch on several TV's.
    It's been flawless so far.
    Also, I put terrarium TV on 2 TV's so get all box sets/TV programs and films for free.
    Had been paying sky from when they started charging so they've got plenty of me.
     
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    Me brother installed that iptv on me telly last week,deadly it is,on contract with sky until start of feb,deffo cancelling it.Going to go with eir for the 12 months,will cut me bill by over half per month
     

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